SummaryJohns Hopkins University is a private institution that was founded in 1876. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,932, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 140 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Johns Hopkins University's ranking in the 2011 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 13. Its tuition and fees are $40,680 (2010-11).
|School mission (as provided by the school):|
|Johns Hopkins students are passionate about intellectual exploration; they are eager for life in a community of similarly passionate, equally ambitious... |
ApplyingWhen applying to Johns Hopkins University, it's important to note the application deadline is January 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due December 1. The application fee at Johns Hopkins University is $70. It is most selective, with an acceptance rate of 26.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2009 acceptance rate||27%|
|Application deadline||January 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||December 1|
Academic LifeThe student-faculty ratio at Johns Hopkins University is 10:1, and the school has 66.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Johns Hopkins University include: Biology/biological sciences; Biomedical/medical engineering; Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies; Public health (M.P.H., D.P.H.); and Public policy analysis. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 97.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||83% - High|
|Five most popular majors for 2009 graduates|
Student LifeJohns Hopkins University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,932, with a gender distribution of 50.3 percent male students and 49.7 percent female students. 56.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44.0 percent of students live off campus. Johns Hopkins University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & ServicesJohns Hopkins University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Johns Hopkins University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). 5 percent of students have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Johns Hopkins University.
|Students who have cars on campus||5% - Low|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for SchoolAt Johns Hopkins University, 46.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $28,380.
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|Tuition and fees||$40,680 (2010-11)|
|Room and board||$12,510 (2010-11) - High|
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